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Dodge caravan runs only on 4 cylinders and not 6

My dodge stopped running. Replaced all sensors, coil even computer. But it still is running on 4 sylinders and not 6. The timing is good. Check engine light is on. They have had it on the machine. Everything looks good. The techs are stumped.

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If you have not done it already I would run a compression test.Sometimes the head gasket can blow out and leak between cylinders, if the compression shows low on the none running cylinders and they are next to each other on same side it's a good bet that's your problem.If this is it be sure when repaired the metal surfaces on block and head are checked for channeling at the blowby point.If present and not repaired it will happen again.Good luck

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

  • hall2729 Feb 21, 2009

    addendum to previous,the computer scanner most likely won't show a compression problem but the engine light will still come on because the computer knows something is wrong but there is no way for it to check it!

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